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Tanzanian authorities are carrying out physical examinations on 10 men suspected of homosexual activity in Zanzibar, according to police.
At least 10 men have been arrested for allegedly conducting a same-sex marriage ceremony on the Tanzanian Island of Zanzibar, says a report.
Police detained 10 men on the Tanzanian holiday Island of Zanzibar for allegedly being homosexual, shortly after an anti-gay crackdown took effect in the East African nation, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded and upended in the final stretch before reaching shore. The death toll was above 130 but horrified witnesses feared that would rise as a second day of searching neared an end.
Nigeria is ready to boost economic ties with Tanzania for the benefit of citizens of both countries, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
The High Commissioner of Tanzania to Nigeria, Muhidin Moweto, on Thursday thanked the Federal Government for deploying 41 teachers to the country under the Technical Aid Corps programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The head of Tanzania's main opposition party was charged on Tuesday with inciting hatred and rebellion after being arrested alongside five other members of his party, a legal source said.
Wizkid, Davido, the undefeated heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, Kenny Blaq and Nancy Isime, emeged some of the winners at The Future Awards Africa 2017 held in Lagos on Saturday.
Zimbabwe pulled out of the 2017 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup which starts in Kenya on Sunday, citing "security" concerns.
Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged African leaders to take seriously issues of access to essential medicines and health technologies in order to improve the health system in the continent.
The federal government Thursday gave reasons why American firm – General Electric (GE), pulled out of a planned $2.7 billion deal to concession and rehabilitate Nigeria’s narrow gauge railway, stating that GE was no longer in the business of transportation and had to hand over its interest in the deal to another firm.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned threat by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), to sack workers if the new national minimum wage of N30,000 is implemented.
An Upper Area Court, Mararaba, Nasarawa State , on Thursday sentenced a 20-year-old wheel-barrow pusher, Sabiu Musa, to 15 months imprisonment for stealing an Infinix Note3 phone, worth N64,000.
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has shifted the commencement date of the 2018 November/ December Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) initially slated to begin on November 15 to November 19.
The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate for the 2019 election in Enugu state, Senator Ayogu Eze, says he has no case with anti-graft agencies.
Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba is recovering from an undisclosed illness in Saudi Arabia and still performing his duties, according to a statement released on Sunday amid mounting speculation about his health.
The Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Mr Azubike Nwokoye, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to strengthen agricultural extension services in the country.
Niger State Government needs help from the World Bank-sponsored Fadama programme to reactivate 17 irrigation schemes and improve mechanisation to encourage youths and women involvement in agriculture, an official said.
Over 700 primary school pupils in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State, in Thursday, benefited from the free educational materials outreach embarked upon by the Sector 1 Command of Operation DELTA SAFE.
Nigeria professional football league side El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri have reached an agreement with Baba Ganaru to become their new head coach.